Scout-Places Silver Valley Rising (Outdoor Idaho)
The Silver Valley is rebounding from the closing of a silver mine. Details
Episode: Silver Valley Rising (Outdoor Idaho)
The richest silver producing region in the world is in Idaho and it closed in 1981. In 1983, the Environmental Protection Agency declared a 21 square mile area of the Silver Valley a Superfund site.The Silver Valley is starting to rebound. We explore the history of mining, heavy metal poisoning, superfund issues and other challenges and the opportunities facing Idaho's remarkable Silver Valley.
Premiere Date: 10/20/2005
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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